Deukwon Kim

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Deukwon Kim's main practice focuses on telecommunications and spectrum policy.

Dr. Kim earned Ph.D. in Economics in 2008, and served as a research fellow in Korea Information Society Development Institute (KISDI) for 13 years. During his tenure in KISDI, he engaged in various activities including, among many other things, telecommunications market review, telecommunication tariff and household expenditure policy, spectrum auction design, and mid-to long-term radio spectrum policy plan. He joined Bae, Kim & Lee LLC in 2021.

Representative Experience

2021-Present Bae, Kim & Lee LLC
2019-2020 Visiting Scholar, California State University Sacramento
2008-2021 Research Fellow, Korea Information Society Development Institute (KISDI)


2008 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Ph.D.)
2000 Seoul National University (B.S.)

Selected Activities

Spectrum Auction in Korea: design and implication, Asian Journal of Information and Communications Vol. 8 No. 2 (Korea Information Society Development Institute, 2016)
Vertical Integration in Two-Sided Market Vol. 33 No. 1 (Co-author, Hanyang Economic Research Institute, 2012)
Essays on Learning and Stability in Asymmetric Information Economies (Doctoral Dissertation, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008)
Citation (Minister of Science, ICT and Future Planning; 2015)
Citation (Minister of Economy and Finance, 2011)